Gallbladder torsion resulting in gangrenous cholecystitis within a parastomal hernia: Findings on unenhanced CT

Jessica K. Rosenblum, R. Joshua Dym, Norman Sas, Alla M. Rozenblit

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Abstract

Gallbladder torsion is a rare cause of acute gangrenous cholecystitis; its occurrence within an abdominal hernia has not been previously reported. We present such a case occurring within a parastomal hernia and imaged with unenhanced CT.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)21-25
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Radiology Case Reports
Volume7
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2013

Keywords

  • Acute cholecystitis
  • Gallbladder torsion
  • Gallbladder volvulus
  • Gangrenous cholecystitis
  • Parastomal hernia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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